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that will take several weeks, far shorter than the need for help say fundraiser organizers holly and jennifer. >> the out pouring of love that everyone has contributed to this event and everyone showing up. the families and everyone wants to be here and be a part of it. >> reporter: they had scheduled a fundraiser for today supporting brain cancer research. jennifer's mother died of the disease. but those plans changed. >> and then the explosion happened. and we decided we needed to rally together. >> reporter: they say in such a small community many people have ties to the devastated neighborhood either direct or through friends. >> you know, my house was up there that i grew up in for 20 years. those are all of my neighbors. those are my people. >> reporter: all of the money raised at the day-long event will be given to the sanbruno fire victims to help them rebuild. >> you know, the pain is still there. i mean, the fact that there are still a lot of individuals are just still sorting through their lives. >> reporter: state senator ye has attended the fundraiser and has asked for state home
the block is now jenny from "american idol." superstar singer jennifer lopez has signed a $12 million deal to be a judge on the hit tv show. talks for lopez to join the show had broken down a while back. but singer and producers managed to agree to a deal. >>> well, it's a stunner in the world of sports. nfl star reggie bush says he's giving back the heisman trophy that he won five years ago. it's the first time in the 75-year history of the heisman that a winner has returned the award given to the nation's top college player. the ncaa found that bush was ineligible to play because he got improper benefits. >>> some baseball highlights, now, from espn news. >> good morning. i'm steve weissman with your espn news update. we begin with a tight race in the a.l. east. yanks come in a half-game behind tampa bay. they trailed by 6-0, at one point. bottom of the fifth. now down two. willy aybar. sixth jack of the year. rays score zen unanswered. go up 7-6. bottom nine, now tied at 7-7. ben zobrist. a drive to center. but check out curtis granderson. full extension. he scored two runs for the yank
. jennifer ashton. good morning. >> hi. >> as i became aware of this story, and i knew that you were going to come in to chat with us, i'm going to ask you some questions that might sound a little dumb, but do you remember being here last summer? >> yeah. >> okay. >> yeah. >> i was just curious. >> i had a great time. >> you're a person who we can have a real conversation about having a stroke and the effects of that. >> yeah. >> so you come to after you are hospitalized. your brain is working? >> when i first got into the car with my girlfriends she asked me to write the alphabet and i could only get up to the letter "l" and then i don't remember anything after that. and when my doctor -- the doctor you saw, i was in the hospital and he was asking me to touch my ear and my nose. and i couldn't do it. >> didn't know what they were? >> yeah. >> remarkable, then, have you to literally rebuild your brain basically from scratch. >> it was a fascinating process. >> that's an interesting way of putting it. was it arduous? >> yeah, i mean, it was hard. it was hard. >> and even now, though, do you
need a transfusion. he was left for dead in the basement while jennifer hawks petit was taken to a bank and forced to withdraw $15,000. later that morning, petit told the jury he heard loud thumps upstairs and in a more sinister tone, don't worry. it's going to be over in a couple of minutes. jennifer petit was raped and strangled. the 11 and 17-year-old girls were tied to their beds and would die of smoke inhalation after they set fire to the house. petit eventually freed himself and yelled at a neighbor to call 911 saying, i thought time was of the essence and i needed to get help. in court, dr. petit never looked at his alleged attacker. there was no cross-examination by the defense. the trial could last up to two months. marcus solis, abc news, new haven. >>> bedbugs have been showing up in homes and in stores lately. and now they've shut down the main library in ft. myers, florida, too. a librarian found them crawling on some of the chairs, by the computers. those chairs were removed and exterminators called in. the bedbugs were found at another library branch last week. librarians
with here in the city. >> reporter: jennifer coffee said habitat is looking for 30 first-time home buyers. she said they won't be able to build unless they have a family. >> needing 30 families means that we're putting some homes on hold a little bit. >> reporter: in order to be eligible for a habitat home families have to meet the qualifications. coffee says the biggest hang-up? families' fear of taking on a mortgage. >> if a person is paying more than $400 in rent, they're throwing their money away. >> reporter: but coffee said a few habitat homes have gone into foreclosure, leaving them vacant. >> there is a mortgage payment that these families have to pay. the average is $350. so if, if they don't pay the $350, then unfortunately they can't stay. >> reporter: habitat said they hope it sends a message to low-income families, if they want a home, now is the time. >> all right. let's get you to the daily briefing. the white house davely briefing. white house spokesman robert gibbs offering comments on hurricane earl. >> we will let you know when that happens. yes, ma'am? >> do you have a
this school opened seven years ago. >> reporter: jennifer deal was one of the teachers let go. >> it's a little emotional so i'm going to do my best here. it made you feel very unappreciated. so it wasn't really fair. >> it's something that i certainly lost a lot of sleep over because i fundamentally believe that the quality of teachers will make the biggest difference in our students' education. so, really, the pressure is on me. if i get this wrong, the turnaround won't work. >> reporter: some critics say that's what's wrong with the federal turnaround solution. the teachers are replaced but the problems persist. it is easy to blame teachers. >> i'm turning over the staff. i'm turning over the school administration. the school has been through this pretty much every year since it opened. i'm not willing to wait for the school to improve. i'm not willing to say this is going to take us ten years. the school has been so underperforming for so long. >> reporter: massive curriculum overhaul is required. he is letting the staff lead the changes. >> i would like one performance play. >>
there is an amendment to that agreement by the end of next year. host: last question is from michigan, jennifer on the republican line. caller: yes, congressman. i'm a little bit confused. i have a son who his career military so i it supports the military. he was part of the mission to find saddam hussein and i'm very proud of him. i would not have him any other way. i raised him to be a proud american. he did two tours in iraq, came home, did a tour in afghanistan, came home safe, with posttraumatic stress disorder. no doubt getting ready to go back to afghanistan. what in the world are we going to do here? they are putting us in there and failed, rushed us in there and failed. what can we hope to accomplish with all that -- host: thank you. we will pause there, because we understand the question. guest: first of all, thank you so much for the service of your son. i believe the military today is the most extraordinary this country has had in its history in terms of the young men and women who served in the armed forces. i think in afghanistan that achieving the level of stability that afghanis
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